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[BKARTS] magic box workshop, Iowa City, IA USA

Magic Boxes with Emily Martin
October 20 & 21;  10am - 4pm
Kolarik Book Studio; 16 North Hall
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA USA

A workshop introducing the construction techniques of this unique box form. This intriguing variation on the Jacob's ladder makes a lidded box with divided compartments. The lid can be opened in two directions and different compartments are revealed depending on the opening direction chosen. The Jacob's Ladder is a 2,000-year-old Chinese toy. It and it's variations have many wonderful applications for contemporary artist bookmakers. Construction and operation of the Jacob's ladder will be demonstrated and students will assemble a model of the magic box using a variety of patterned Japanese papers.

Participants should bring:
a bone folder, pencil, ruler, scissors, exacto knife or scalpel and blades and glue brush.

Registration Fee: $65.00 for UI students and $75.00 for non-students
Materials fee: $25.00
To Register:  319 338-5741-Emily Martin

Sponsored by the Book Arts Club and University of Iowa Center for the Book

Emily Martin
The Naughty Dog Press
251 Manchester Lane
Iowa City, IA 52245 USA
319 338-5741
The University of Iowa Center for the Book

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